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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 10%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' South, Longitude: 132° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.89 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.91 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.1"954.61 miwest0° 08' 08.9"9.34 misouth954.32 mi
24 hours14° 33' 20.5"964.28 mieast2° 42' 37.3"186.40 misouth975.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 9:06 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownMon 10:06 AM947 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 8:06 AM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 1:06 PM2613 km1623 miles1411 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 8:06 AM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:06 AM3450 km2144 miles1863 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 7:06 AM4006 km2489 miles2163 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:06 AM4264 km2650 miles2303 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 7:06 AM4312 km2680 miles2328 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 7:06 AM4551 km2828 miles2457 nmWest-southwest WSW

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